This massive drone beamed broadband from the sky in a key test

A HAPS Mobile broadband drone in flight Spaceport America Facebook may have scrapped its Aquila project to beam broadband internet access down from high-altitude drones, but a Japanese venture called HAPSMobile has reported success in testing similar technology. The company lofted a giant solar-powered wing called Sunglider up to an altitude of 62,500 feet for […]

Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts tied to right-wing groups

The accounts posed as real people in support of the Trump administration.  Image by Pixabay/Illustration by CNET If you saw a comment on an article about mail-in voting in a swing state, there’s a chance it came from one of the 200 fake accounts Facebook removed...

Trump pulls out of virtual debate with Biden

The first of three planned debates between Joe Biden and Donald Trump was a spectacle. Now, with Trump having tested positive for COVID-19, will the other debates go on as planned?   Jim Watson/Getty Images The second debate — a virtual one — between...